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The earthquake that hit Japan on Friday last week has provided additional ammunition to environmental activists who are worried that one of Taiwan's nuclear power plants lies within an area known for its underwater volcanoes.
Lee Chao-shing, a professor of applied geosciences at National Taiwan Ocean University, said last year that as many as 70 underwater volcanoes are located within an 80km radius of the soon-to-be-operational Fourth Nuclear Power Plant in Gongliao District, New Taipei City

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The Lungmen Nuclear Power Plant (formerly Gongliao Nuclear Power Plant and Fourth Nuclear Power Plant, often abbreviated as: traditional Chinese: pinyin: Hésì; Taiwanese: Hut-sù or Hek-sù; "Nuke 4"), located in Gongliao Township, is Taiwan's fourth nuclear power plant, consisting of two ABWRs each of 1,350 MWe. As of 2007, Unit-1 was expected to come online in July 2009, with Unit-2 following in July 2010. It is operated by Taiwan Power Company.
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